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Fast-expanding Atomy Revs Up Application Performance With Brocade Virtual ADC Solution
"Reliable, 24/7 operation of our online mall is critical to the business and, due to our high rate of growth, we'd reached the limits of our existing Layer 4 load-balancing switches," said Tae-Jun Sim, Manager of the IT Department at Atomy Co Ltd. "The Brocade vTM is in a different league in terms of its capability and, as software running on virtual machines, it gives us on-demand capacity to cope with spikes in traffic from members accessing the mall. Following the Brocade vTM deployment, our server loads decreased and user response times improved by 50 percent. We've also been able to reduce our operating costs."
Brocade Paves The Way To 5G With New IP Offerings For Mobile Network Operators
Brocade is providing a path to deliver on this mobile network vision by simplifying the infrastructure and making it possible for operators to begin the transformation to 5G today. With mobile devices capable of generating diverse traffic patterns in terms of data rate, traffic load, mobility, coverage and criticality, Brocade® offerings address the challenges of emerging services -- such as IoT, M2M, high definition video, inflight connectivity and virtual mobile networking -- by improving flexibility, cost-efficiency and scalability over legacy networks.
Softbank Picks Brocade Fabric-based New IP Network To Help Increase Business Agility
"Increased data center agility is critical to realizing the company's strategy of delivering new OTT services to drive growth," said Takenobu Yamane, manager of system infrastructure and service platform, SoftBank Corp. "Deployment of Brocade VDX switches as part of the new common service infrastructure network gives our data centers a more flexible and automated foundation, supporting a much more streamlined and cost-effective operational model that is capable of responding rapidly to new demands."
Brocade Delivers Resilient, Agile Networks For Nutanix Invisible Infrastructure
"The combination of Brocade VDX switches and Nutanix XCP has revolutionized our data centers," said Jim Root, chief information officer, LAKE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. "We now have advanced data center computing at a remarkably low total cost of ownership, with functionality we previously never dreamed of owning."
Brocade Deepens Partnership With Inspur To Support Next-generation Storage Networking In China
Inspur customers will benefit from deploying the integrated solution, which will provide unprecedented insight and visibility across storage networks with powerful built-in monitoring, management, and diagnostic tools for simplified operations. Customers of the Inspur I9000 Blade System with the embedded Brocade Fibre Channel SAN switches can expect high-quality service, the lowest possible downtime, reduced operating costs for end users, and long-term investment protection.
Dong-EUI University To Virtualize Data Center With Brocade Switches
Key to this plan is the availability of a scalable network infrastructure capable of supporting the high-bandwidth requirements of multiple Virtual Machines (VMs) running on VMware ESXi hosts. As a private institution, Dong-Eui University was also keen to avoid large upfront costs at the start of the virtualization program.
Brocade Achieves VMware Ready Status For Network Functions Virtualization
Brocade has shown leadership in delivering real-world NFV solutions to Communication Service Providers running on the VMware virtualization platform, and VMware Ready for NFV certifies the Brocade Virtual Evolved Packet Core for compatibility with the VMware NFV infrastructure. The Brocade Virtual Evolved Packet Core provides linear and independent scaling in signaling, throughput and storage, and exceeds the performance available from purpose-built hardware for traditional Evolved Packet Cores -- all while enabling lower total cost of ownership.
Brocade Enables World's First 100 Gbps Trans-pacific Research And Education Network
The new network relies on the BROCADE® MLXE CORE ROUTER as the interconnection, peering, and routing exchange fabric, enabling high-performance 100 Gbps connectivity and providing a next-generation software-defined exchange (SDX) based on software-defined networking (SDN) technology. It supports a dynamic and agile network with new levels of operational efficiency and automation, enabling on-demand connectivity between the various global points of presence. With this infrastructure, Pacific Wave intends to leverage an innovation platform that enhances connectivity to campus and wide-area "Science DMZ" applications. This will allow researchers to move data between labs and scientific instruments to collaborators' sites, supercomputer centers, and data repositories with zero performance degradation.
Fastrack Technology Accelerates Application Delivery With The Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager
"We needed a better solution for load-balancing application traffic that is easier to manage, with the application acceleration and smart failover capabilities to deliver on our commitment to premium services levels," said Yoni Kirsh, managing director of Fastrack Technology. "With Brocade vTM now in place, everything is virtual. We just click a button and it happens in a very predictable and easily configurable manner. What's more, while our cloud hosting customers originally had to provide their own physical load balancers to support their applications, we can now offer this as a service that's virtual, agile, and immediately available."